Cities Join Forces to Fight Global Wa...

Cities Join Forces to Fight Global Warming

There are 22 comments on the Inter Press Service story from Jun 7, 2011, titled Cities Join Forces to Fight Global Warming. In it, Inter Press Service reports that:

SAO PAULO, Jun 7, 2011 - Given that the world's 40 biggest cities account for eight percent of the global population and 12 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, local governments play an increasingly important role in confronting climate change.

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“Denying those who deny nature”

Since: Jun 07

Norfolk va

#21 Jun 15, 2011
Brian_G wrote:
I love cities, the restaurants, museums, architecture and life. I prefer to live in the country where it's quiet.
Try the suburbs. Your close to both. And that is what they really mean when they refer to people flocking to cities. Not Nothie's getto living.

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#22 Jun 15, 2011
It's a little more complex that Norfie thinks, not that he bothers to actually think:
Carbon emissions 'unrelated to city density'
When analysing the carbon footprint of a city, most research studies look at the emissions generated by the inhabitants of that city. Typically they come to the conclusion that denser cities produce less carbon emissions on a per capita basis.
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